It has been a rarity to see Bubba Pollard away from the top spot on the charts during the 50th Annual Snowball Derby weekend, and Allen Turner Hyundai Snowflake 100 was no different.   Going out among the second half of Pro Late Models, the Senoia, Georgia 2014 event winner laid down a lap of […]

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In a span of five laps in 2011, DJ VanderLey went from local racer to national star.   VanderLey went wheel-to-wheel with Chase Elliott over the last five laps in one of the Snowball Derby’s most iconic moments.  VanderLey led Elliott by inches every lap, until the final circuit. A slip in turn three on […]

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For decades Augie Grill had seen the checkered flag from nearly every possible location...except one.   Grill stood in the bed of his dad’s truck as a child. He sat on top of the pit box and called Wayne Anderson to the win in 2001. He even spotted a few races.   Decades after his […]

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Hearts are broken, dreams are crushed, luck runs out and tempers flare.  No, we are not talking about pole night for the Snowball Derby; we are talking about the day after: the day of the Last Chance Race.   Drivers who don’t qualify in on time Friday night will find their way into a Last […]

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[button link="http://speed51.com/speed51-tv-50th-annual-snowball-derby-five-flags-speedway-fl" size="xl" text="white" color="red" shape="round"]Purchase Video Tickets[/button] Click the "Green Button" To Watch the Race [button link="http://speed51.com/player-2017-snowball-derby-saturday-12217/" size="xl" text="green" color="green" shape="round"]Click Here to Watch On-Demand[/button] The final practice sessions of the weekend for the Pro Late Models and Super Late Models will took place Saturday morning at Five Flags Speedway.    Race fans can watch an […]

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Pro Late Model drivers will be in the spotlight Saturday night during the Allen Turner Snowflake 100 at Five Flags Speedway.  Before they qualify and before they take the green flag, our staff made their picks to win the biggest Pro Late Model race of the season.   With 14 votes from our staff of […]

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Augie Grill is a two-time Snowball Derby champion.  He is also a three-time and defending Snowflake 100 winner.  On Friday night, he also became a Snowball Derby Modified winner, becoming the first driver to ever win a Super Late Model, Pro Late Model and Modified race in Snowball Derby history.   The Hayden, Alabama native […]

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Three of the nation’s most accomplished veteran wheelmen will have to race their way in to the 50th Annual Snowball Derby.   Five-time Snowball Derby winner Rich Bickle, former NASCAR Wheelen All-American national champion David Rogers and Northwest racing legend Garrett Evans were all not quick enough to make the field in Friday’s qualifying session and will start Saturday’s Last Chance […]

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Friday at the Snowball Derby is called the most intense day of qualifying in short track racing, and it lived up to its billing this season at Five Flags Speedway .   Going down to the last car, Stephen Nasse sat on the bubble with defending race champion Christian Eckes taking the track. Nasse had every […]

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